Kenhteke nene kanyen’kehá:ka kanakerahserà:kon, nène rontathà:wi ne kanekarahsera. Tsi niyonkwarihò:tens tahnon niyakwawennò:ten nahò:ten yonkwateryèn:tare ne tsi nitsyonkwè:non. Yakwatstha nahò:ten ne yonkwateryèn:tare tahnon nahò:ten yonkwaterihwayèn:ni ne ayakwaten’nikòn:raren tahnon ayakhikwennyenste ne onkyonkwè:ta, onkyonhwentsya nahoténhshon yonkwà:yen tahnon ne sa’oyè:ra.

Tyendinaga, as part of the Mohawk Nation, is a healthy, sustainable Kanyen’kehá:ka community, built on and united by our language, culture, traditions, knowledge, and history. We exercise our rights and responsibilities for the protection of and respect for our people, our land, our resources, and the environment.

What’s Happening in the community

Transfer Depot Update

The Transfer Depot has been re-opened to the community. The hours of operation are Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays 8:30am - 4:30pm. Social distancing must be maintained. Community members are responsible for disposing their refuse in the appropriate areas at this...

Canada Emergency Response Benefit Application

What is the Canada Emergency Response Benefit? If you stopped working because of COVID-19, the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) may provide you with temporary income support. The CERB provides $500 a week for up to 16 weeks. View...

Upcoming Events

Fri 10

CANCELLED / Sadie’s Walk

April 10 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm EDT
Deseronto Ontario

R. Donald Maracle


Josh Hill


Carl (Ted) Maracle


Kelly Maracle


Lynda Leween


TMC Statement

TMC Statement RE: RCMP Actions

TMC Statement Re RCMP Actions - February 11 2020  

Tyendinaga Mohawk Council Swearing In Ceremony

Tyendinaga Mohawk Council Swearing In Ceremony will be held on January 19, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at the Mohawk Community Centre.

Program Updates

Ohén:ton Karihwatéhkwen

In oral tradition, the Rotinonhsyón:ni  “opens” gatherings of people with the Ohén:ton Karihwatéhkwen, commonly referred to as the “Opening Address” or the “Thanksgiving Address”. A more literal translation, in the words of Elder Tom Porter is “what we say before we do anything important”.
This ceremony acknowledges and recognizes the importance and relationship of all life forces in Creation. The purpose is to bring the minds of everyone at the gathering together as one.
There are many written versions, all reflecting the same purpose. In oral tradition, as the Speaker is speaking in the moment and from his heart, rarely will the exact wording be used each time it is conducted